Simon Roberts

Simon is a Board Sponsor and Steering Group Chair for Ethnicity, Religion & Belief at Sainsbury’s, in addition to sponsoring the Black Colleague Working Group, and being a member of the Diversity Steering Group. He has been instrumental in driving the business to set aspirational targets on BAME inclusion at the highest levels of leadership, and he leads a BAME mentoring circle. He has hosted South Asian colleague listening sessions and black colleague listening sessions, which led to the creation of the Black Colleague Action Group. He actively champions the progression of BAME colleagues within the retail business, and is active in the development of strategy for the ethnicity, religion and belief workstream and BAME network.